Holley Guarachi
Holley GuarachiTennis

Holley has been a USPTA certified teaching professional for 27 years. She enjoys coaching with junior and beginners to intermediate players. She has coached several junior players who have achieved State and National Ranking and is particularly proud of having started her daughter Alexa Guarachi, who has achieved Junior World Ranking and a WTA ranking of 11 in the world. Holley has been a coach of the Destin Middle School tennis team helping them achieve a Regional championship as well as the South Walton High School girls tennis team which, in 2009, was second in the state of Florida, while her daughter won the individual Florida High School Championship in the number one position.

Furthering her enjoyment of working with beginner players, Holley coached the Walton County Special Olympics tennis team which participated in the state championship with some of her players winning gold medals.

Holley directs all USTA junior tournaments at the Destin Tennis Club at Seascape Resort, and has been captain of her NW Florida ladies team. Holley, with her husband Fernando, created one of the most successful tennis and golf fundraising events in NW Florida to raise funds and awareness that benefits kids and adults with learning disabilities surpassing a million dollars through the run of the event.

Growing up in an Air Force family, and through coaching with her daughter, Holley has traveled around the world but has called Destin home for 36 years.

Holley is married to Fernando and they have two children, Stefan and Alexa